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Bois travaillé du Ier au XVe sc.1st to 15th century worked wood

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LUCAS, Alfred ; ROWE, Alan
Ancient Egyptian measures of capacity
Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte, Le Caire | Cairo, 1940, p. 69-92
Egyptian Museum (Le CaireCairo)

[401, 700]
Wooden measure (sub-chapter IV, p. 77, Pl. XIII,b), circular in section with sloping sides, slightly wider at bottom than at top, fastened together with wooden pegs, repaired by means of a piece of thick copper wire (anciently?), H. 13.3 cm, Dia. 18-21.5 cm (inside), capacity 4.524 cubic centimeters, uninscribed. Well used. Possibly for dry goods, like corn, capacity equal to 9 henew. Unknown provenance, “Coptic” period dating suggested by the Museum Register (J.29864).
Egypte Egypt consommation

Version 1, données dudata date 18 mars 2012March 18th 2012